Letter Regarding Phishing Scam Awareness

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students, As you are aware, phishing attempts (the attempt to steal personal information) are becoming more commonplace. Nationally, and in New York state, students have been targeted. At VCSD we utilize every available means to prevent our community members from falling victim. A major component of prevention is keeping our community …

Creative Engineering with Rube Goldberg Machines

Grade eight students are exploring physics and engineering by creating Rube Goldberg machines. The lesson requires students to design a complex contraption that performs a simple task in an elaborate way. To be successful, students must work as a team and employ scientific concepts such as kinetic energy, gravity and momentum. Student engagement for a …

Inaugural Blackbird Community Fair a Huge Success

The inaugural Blackbird Community Fair, held on May 18, surpassed all expectations, and was a joyful celebration of culture, community and connection. Community members of all ages were able to experience the vibrancy of our region. Over 30 community groups and school-based clubs participated.  The fair featured performances, activities and tasty foods and gave all …

Draft of District-Wide Safety Plan is Available for Review

The safety of children is our top priority at Voorheesville Central School District. All members of our school community have a role in school safety, and knowing how to respond in the event of an emergency is an important part of this. As required by state education law, the Voorheesville Central School District maintains a …

Pool Fun Ahead! Swim Lessons and Open Swim

Voorheesville Central School District is offering level 1-5 Learn-to-Swim lessons and Pre-Competitive swim instruction at the high school this summer. There will also be a daily Open Swim session Monday-Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.  Dates: Session 1: July 8-18 Session 2: July 22-Aug. 1 Session 3: tbd Times: Day classes: 9:10–10:00; 10:10-11:00; 11:10-12:00 Evening …

Middle School Principal Announcement

Voorheesville Central School District (VCSD) announces the anticipated appointment of Brianna Olsen as the next principal at Voorheesville Middle School.  Olsen currently serves as the Assistant Principal for both middle and high school, and as the district’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Liaison. Superintendent Frank Macri stated Olsen has already made incredible inroads with students …

Voters pass 2024-25 school budget

On Tuesday, May 21, Voorheesville Central School District residents voted in favor of the proposed $34,482,366 budget for the 2024-25 school year by a margin of 77% in favor and 23% opposed. The figures include absentee ballots. Kathy Fiero and Matthew Bergeron were elected to the school board of education. Voters approved the purchase of …

Revised 2024-25 District Calendar Approved

At the March 4, 2024 Board of Education meeting, the Voorheesville Board of Education approved the Revised 2024-25 District Calendar.  Printable 2024-2025 District Calendar Here are some important days for the coming school year: September 2 – Labor Day September 3-4 – Superintendent Conference Days September 5 – First Day of School October 3 – …

VCSD students explore careers in mental health

The Voorheesville Guidance and Counseling Center recently organized a Career Cafe at the Jr./Sr. High School, focusing on careers in the mental health field. The event allowed students to discover career opportunities and ask questions during a lunch that the district’s food services department catered. During Career Cafe events, professionals share their knowledge for 25 …

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